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Few Michigan Tech Students Defaulting on their Loans

By Jennifer Donovan, Director of News & Media Relations University Marketing & Communications Michigan Technological University With a student loan default rate of just over 2 percent, Michigan Technological University students are defaulting on student loans at the second lowest rate among public universities in Michigan, according to new data …

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New Keweenaw County Sheriff Ready To Make Changes

The new sheriff of Keweenaw County is already working on new things for the department. Sheriff Bill Luokkanen was elected in November to replace long-time sheriff Ron Lahti, who retired. Luokkanen has been in law enforcement since 1991 and has been working in the Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Department for over …

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CCISD To Seek Millage To Support CTE Program

The Copper Country Intermediate School District is considering seeking a millage to support its Career and Technical Education programs. Superintendent George Stockero informed the board at their January meeting about this decision coming from the recently formed CTE Steering Committee. That committee is made up of over 30 community members …

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New Hancock Fire Truck Introduced

The Hancock City Council got their first look at their new fire truck Wednesday night. The cost of the pumper was about $360,000 and features a compressed air foam system in conjunction with water, providing better fire suppression. The hoses are also much lighter because of the system, making it …

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